[theme-reviewers] Theme Review Feedback at WPTavern Forum
yul.yordanov at gmail.com
Wed Aug 25 10:39:03 UTC 2010
The mail 'problem' IMHO is that review process takes long time and
it's really annoying if your theme is rejected several times in a row. I
think all these complains and concerns will drop out when(if) the
process become quicker - 1, 2 days for review is reasonable time which
anyone can wait.
На 25.8.2010 12:40, Philip M. Hofer (Frumph) написа:
> I would rather we have standardized requirements for theme
> developement then deprecated functions, errors, warnings, bad displays
> of the theme and problematic situations that makes the theme not
> useful to have on the repository, for every developer that never
> updated their code to the new WordPress release there's a multitude of
> users who have complained and cursed at WordPress for being a bad
> product because their themes were written poorely.
> Developers for any project and any new version of any process update
> their materials as appropriately needed, this is no different. What
> you're *really* argueing is the developer not having the proper
> In essence it really isn't part of the theme-review process but the
> codex documentation and providing the materials readily available to
> the developer.
> - Phil
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Otto" <otto at ottodestruct.com>
> To: <theme-reviewers at lists.wordpress.org>
> Sent: Wednesday, August 25, 2010 2:21 AM
> Subject: Re: [theme-reviewers] Theme Review Feedback at WPTavern Forum
>> On Wed, Aug 25, 2010 at 3:56 AM, yulian yordanov
>> <yul.yordanov at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> I have something to say on the matter but my English is not good
>>> enough to
>>> enter into that sophisticated dispute :) But I read the whole topic
>>> and must
>>> admit that I shared the view of critics until I reviewed some themes by
>>> myself. I was astounded of so much crappy code, copy-pasta from
>>> Kubrick and
>>> lack of functions.
>>> Now I think themes should be reviewed - if we are concern about
>>> users; if we'll do this only for the sake of design perfection - no,
>>> not need.
>>> my 2 euro cents :)
>>> Yulian <Fingli>
>> I don't necessarily want to bring that discussion over here, but maybe
>> it should be here.
>> Acting as a wall between theme developers and their users is not good
>> for either side, and it is definitely not good for the community as a
>> We don't need high quality code or high quality themes. We
>> *desperately* need high quality people who can help out these theme
>> authors, and point out the problems and explain *why* things should be
>> done a certain way. But if you keep summarily rejecting themes for
>> frankly trivial reasons, then you just drive out theme developers and
>> you never have a chance to help them improve anything.
>> We're actively driving away people with this process. Seriously, it
>> *must* change. Approving only 1 in 8 themes is simply a travesty.
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